Associated Company

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Definition: Associated Company

Associated Company

Quick Summary of Associated Company

One company exercises significant influence over another, falling short of complete control.

What is the dictionary definition of Associated Company?

Dictionary Definition

In accounting and business valuation an associate company (also known as an associate or associated company) is a company in which another company owns a significant portion of voting shares, usually between 20 – 50%. In this case, an owner does not consolidate the associate’s financial statements.

Examples of Associated Company in a sentence

One should be concerned with how the associated company is to be treated in the parent’s consolidated financial statements.
Jones Textiles Ltd. and its associated company Highgrade Fashion were subject to tax advantages as a result of the new regulations.

Synonyms For Associated Company

affiliated company, affiliated companies, associated enterprise, related company, affiliated undertaking

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Definition Sources

Definitions for Associated Company are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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